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Migrate or import saved logins in web browser

Dear experts, how can we migrate or import the saved logins in web browser when joining a domain? We would like to keep the passwords in web for users when they move from local to domain account. Please suggest.
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David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
Likely you'd have to find the data file associated with your browser where these are kept + migrate the files.

So on your target system.

1) Get your system setup + working as desired.

2) Make sure users have exited the browser in question, because many browsers overwrite various data files on exit.

3) Copy your desired user/pass file over the top of the current user/pass file.

4) Restart browser.

When you locate the right file (or files), this will likely work.
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James BunchSystems AnalystCommented:
Which web browser are you migrating? Each one has different details/steps. Just to clarify on this, you are trying to take stored login information for a user that was on a different  domain/workgroup and copy them over to the same user on the new domain?
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bbaoIT ConsultantCommented:
the solution is browser specific and commonly can't be across different vendors' products.

for example, for Chrome browser running on Windows, its location is shown below. the profile data for each browser should be copied to the user's profile in AD on the same computer or remote computers.

%UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

from Firefox browser running Windows, its location is shown below.

%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\
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Thomas Zucker-ScharffSolution GuideCommented:
I think the solution is even easier, don't do it at all.  Passwords saved in web browsers are the least secure.  Web browsers tend to be the first place malware looks for credentials.
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TjnoNetwork AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Hi bbao, I tried again and it worked. Many thanks!
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